Royall Tyler

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Birthday
8, 1757
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Aug 26, 1826 (69)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
8, 1757
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Aug 26, 1826 (69)

About

American playwright who wrote The Contrast and The Algerine Captive. He also collaborated frequently with his friend Joseph Dennie.

Before Fame

He studied law at Harvard and was admitted to the Massachusetts bar.

Trivia

He supposedly spent half his inheritance while still in college.

Family Life

He married Mary Palmer.

Associated With

He served in the Massachusetts militia under John Hancock.

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